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arba


arba


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Araba  \A*ra"ba\,  n.  [Written  also  {aroba}  and  {arba}.]  [Ar.  or 
  Turk.  'arabah:  cf  Russ.  arba.] 
  A  wagon  or  cart,  usually  heavy  and  without  springs,  and  often 
  covered.  [Oriental] 
 
  The  araba  of  the  Turks  has  its  sides  of  latticework  to 
  admit  the  air  --Balfour 
  (Cyc.  of 
  India). 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Arba 
  four  a  giant,  father  of  Anak.  From  him  the  city  of  Hebron 
  derived  its  name  of  Kirjath-arba,  i.e.,  the  city  of  Araba  (Josh. 
  14:15;  15:13;  21:11;  Gen.  13:18;  23:2).  (See  {HEBRON}.) 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Arba,  four